longtime resident of Quincy, Massachusetts, passed away on September 7, 2017, at age 91. Rosalie was born on May 26, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY, the youngest of three children born to Lillie and Arnold Gross. She graduated from Hunter College of NYU with a BA, and later earned an MA in Special Education from Eastern Nazarene College. Rosalie was a teacher of the deaf in the Boston Public Schools and ultimately ran the infant program at the Horace Mann School for the Deaf in Boston. After retirement, she worked at Worldwide Travel in Quincy in order to share her love of travel with clients. Rosalie married her husband, Arthur Gabel, on July 4th 1945, while he was on short-term leave from the Army. They enjoyed 59 years of marriage filled with camping trips, folk and classical music, exotic vacations, and dancing. Rosalie was a vital member of Beth Israel Synagogue as well as the wider Quincy Jewish community, as Arthur was director of the Quincy Jewish Community Center. When Arthur passed away in 2004, Rosalie moved to Linden Ponds in Hingham, and later moved to The Arbors in Stoughton. During these years, she enjoyed congregational activities at Congregation Sha’aray Shalom in Hingham, MA, where she met many new friends and renewed friendships with several people from Quincy. Rosalie is survived by her four daughters: Jane (and Chip) Carnathan of Hillsborough, NC, Elizabeth Gabel of Vallejo, CA, Deborah Adelberg of Quincy, MA, and Emily (and Jonathan) Prigot of Canton, MA; by grandchildren Paul (and Diane) Carnathan of Lilburn, GA, Jesse (and Kandace) Carnathan of London, UK, and Rebecca Prigot of Seattle WA; and by a great grandson, Max Carnathan of Lilburn, GA. Rosalie’s family is appreciative of the care provided to her by the staff of The Arbors, Integra Home Health Care Services and Old Colony Hospice, as well as the friendship and care extended to her by Rabbi Shira Joseph of Congregation Sha’aray Shalom and her many friends .Funeral will be held at Schlossberg & Solomon Memorial Chapel, 824 Washington Street, Canton, MA on Monday, September 11, at 10:30 am. Burial to follow at Baker St. Cemeteries, 776 Baker Street, West Roxbury. Shiva will be held on Monday, September 11 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at the home of the Prigot family. Additional shiva minyanim will be held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 7-9 pm at the same location. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Old Colony Hospice, 321 Manley St., W. Bridgewater, MA 02379.
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